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    Beach Trail

    Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, California
    Distance0.5mi
    Elevation Gain352ft
    Trailhead Elevation43ft
    Top326ft
    Elevation Min/Max6/326ft
    Elevation Start/End43/43ft

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    San Francisco, CA
    Explorer | 42 pts
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    6/27/2019
    Beautiful trail along the beach and up onto the bluffs above.
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    Bloomfield, CA
    Ranger | 599 pts
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    7/5/2018
    The Torrey Pines Beach Trail is unbelievably beautiful but can also be extremely crowded, unfortunately. We visited around the 4th of July, so that had something to do with it, but it is always pretty packed. It is an easy walk, and so pretty. A must-do whether you live in the San Diego area or are just visiting.
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    Pathfinder | 63 pts
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    3/27/2018
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    Rancho Bernardo, CA
    Explorer | 20 pts
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    9/25/2010
    Beautiful views of ancient sea coast sites and rare vegetation. Great day hiking near the ocean during record breaking heat wave. Walk to the beach and up about 350' to edge of world famous Torrey Pines Golf Course. We got in over 5 miles and 1,000' of vertical with fantastic views of the ocean, scenery, and San Diego's coast.
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    San Diego, CA
    Pathfinder | 70 pts
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    6/7/2009
    Very crowded but great views all the way down to the beach.
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    Minneapolis, MN
    Explorer | 20 pts
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    4/10/2006
    I was pleasantly surprise at how extensive the trail was. It was great becausethe novice could take shorter trails and those more experienced could continue on the loop. The whole loop was not too difficult for even those just starting out and the scenery was breath taking.
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    Seattle, WA
    Trailblazer | 3048 pts
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    7/20/2005
    Trails.com has been told that the driving directions in this eTrail are inaccurate. Here are the directions from the Torrey Pines website: Torrey Pines State Reserve is located between La Jolla and Del Mar, California, north of San Diego. From Hwy 5, exit on Carmel Valley Road and drive west for about 1.5 miles till you reach the Coast Highway 101. Turn left and proceed along the beach for about a mile. The park entrance is on your right just before the highway begins to climb the Torrey Pines grade.
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    Ocean Beach, CA
    Explorer | 21 pts
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    4/12/2004
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    Doleway, AL
    Trailblazer | 5056 pts
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    8/6/2003
    One of my favorite trails in San Diego. You can either walk to the cliff edge and look at the views or you can take the trial all the way down to the beach.
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